Small Island (NHB Modern Plays)

Product Number: WEB323517
Released: 26 Apr, 2019
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9781788501750
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Please log in to view pricing

Description

Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. In these three intimately connected stories, hope and humanity meet stubborn reality, tracing the tangled history of Jamaica and Britain.Andrea Levy's epic novel Small Island, adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson, journeys from Jamaica to Britain in 1948 - the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. It premiered at the National Theatre, London, in April 2019, directed by Rufus Norris.'Honest, skilful, thoughtful and important. This is Andrea Levy's big book' Guardian on Andrea Levy's Small Island

Original Publish Date: 26 Apr, 2019

You can find this title in the following lists:

Stay up to date with W.F.Howes news and announcements

The Home of Audiobooks, Digital Services & Large Print